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How playing a maid won Octavia Spencer an Oscar

How playing a maid won Octavia Spencer an Oscar

In our recent exploration of famous depictions of cleaning and cleaners in popular culture here on the Aurora blog, one common theme is that maids and cleaners don't always get the recognition they deserve.

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Memorable movie cleaners: Harry Potter's house-elves

Memorable movie cleaners: Harry Potter's house-elves

The Harry Potter universe is filled with colourful characters, including some whose primary role - on the surface at least - is to do housework and clean up after their magical

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How a lowly janitor made an impact in a legendary music video

How a lowly janitor made an impact in a legendary music video

From the palatial surroundings of Downton Abbey to the grand halls and corridors of the White

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The domestic staff who helped make Downton Abbey a sensation

The domestic staff who helped make Downton Abbey a sensation

Continuing our journey through some of the most memorable depictions of cleaning and cleaners in popular culture here on the Aurora blog, this week we take a look at a British television series

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Forest Whitaker gives a butler's eye view on US history

Forest Whitaker gives a butler's eye view on US history

During our recent look at depictions of cleaning and cleaners in popular culture here on the Aurora blog, one of the common themes has been that of the unassuming servant or domestic worker bearing

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Memorable housekeepers from some of history's great stories

Memorable housekeepers from some of history's great stories

The housekeeper has become a staple character in stories, particularly in classical literature and the sort of murder mysteries popularised by Agatha Christie, which often take place in grand

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Enjoy some fairy tale frivolity in 2002's Maid in Manhattan

Enjoy some fairy tale frivolity in 2002's Maid in Manhattan

During our recent exploration of how cleaning and cleaners have been depicted in popular culture here on the Aurora blog, we have looked at a few cinematic retellings of classic fairy tales, such

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How playing a cleaner turned Matt Damon into a star

How playing a cleaner turned Matt Damon into a star

Today, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are household names. Prior to December 1997, however, they were pretty much unknown.

The film that catapulted them to stardom, Good Will Hunting, saw Damon

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Fantasia: A masterpiece of magical musical mopping

Fantasia: A masterpiece of magical musical mopping

It's one of the most magical moments of Disney storytelling and it's a childhood favourite for countless millions, with Fantasia a tale that offers caution to those who would seek the easy life, but who

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Mrs Doubtfire: Rocking out and cleaning up

Mrs Doubtfire: Rocking out and cleaning up

The late, great Robin Williams treated audiences to many unforgettable characters during his long and varied career, from Adrian Cronauer in Good Morning, Vietnam, to the Genie in Disney favourite

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